Careers in dramatic writing
Become a screenwriter. Become a playwright. Become a script editor. As you learn to write for the stage, for film and for television, you will collaborate with students in our Performing Arts, Film and Television, Animation and Sequential Art programs to develop a diverse set of skills that will make you more marketable as a professional. SCAD dramatic writing students have gone on to work for some of the leading entertainment companies in the industry — and now it's your turn to join them.
Launch your career as a professional:
- Television writer
- Film or theater critic
And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:
- National Geographic
- Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
Learn the business from the pros
SCAD regularly hosts visiting artists and writers at each of our locations so you can benefit from their experience and expertise. Joel Cohen, the Emmy-winning writer from “The Simpsons,” recently stopped by to share his advice for breaking into the business and launching a career as a screenwriter.
“It’s been great to meet students, and I’ve been incredibly impressed with just the array and quality of artwork I’ve seen.”Joel Cohen | Writer for "The Simpsons"
SCAD will see you to success
- Résumé development
- Portfolio building
- Mock interviews
- Assistance finding internships and employment opportunities
With professional guidance and one-on-one advising, SCAD will stay with you to help you kick-start your creative career.